major events and people that helped cause the French Revolution
Sun King's rule was noted for spending huge amounts of money on a palace at Versailles, high taxes, expensive unsuccessful wars and wastefulness
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Louis was a bad man.
The American Declaration of Independence of 1776 played a major role in the history of mankind
on July 14, 1789, King Louis XVI received word at Versailles that the Bastille had fallen in Paris to a mob that included both citizens and soldiers
Louis VXI summoned the estate-general in 1789 because the wealthy and powerful classes demanded the king to summon the Estate-General as an answer to solve the economic crisis that afflicted France
At the beginning of the French Revolution, a number of members of the Third Estate and some from the First Estate signed what became known as the Tennis Court Oath
major events of the French Revolution
On 5 October, several hundred women staged a protest against the high price of bread at the City Hall
mob attacked the prison, killed the govenor, released the prisoners; symbolic destruction of it was important rallying point that represented the bringing down of authority
was a law passed on 12 July 1790 during the French Revolution, that subordinated the Roman Catholic Church in France to the French government.
The Flight to Varennes served as a major journee because it showed the National Assembly as well as the French people, that Louis XVI could no longer be trusted
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This marks the beginning of almost two years of repressing perceived enemies of the Revolution
Louis XVI, king of France, arrived in the wrong historical place at the wrong time and soon found himself overwhelmed by events beyond his control
Many French people hated the Queen for her Austrian blood and her expensive tastes
This is the end of the revolution as a middle class government is established where only people who own property can vote
The last phase of the revolution changes the government back to a way it used to be.